Cranston, Rhode Island 

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Population

81,073

7% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.1%

Median Income

$58,684

Avg. Home Price

$238,800

Best Places to Live in Cranston, Rhode Island

Capital-city complex - Eastern edge of Rhode Island at the head of Narragansett Bay
Pros
-Educated population
-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Economy
-Depressed areas

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What Bert Has To Say About Providence-Warwick Metro Area

Providence is the capital and primary commercial, industrial, and residential area for this small New England state. Established as an enclave of religious tolerance and resident American rights in pre-Revolutionary times, it remains a center of liberal intellectual thought. It’s also an old manufacturing and typically New-England style old textile milling center, and the area and surrounding communities of New Bedford and Fall River have borne the brunt of considerable economic dislocation. The metro area covers the state of Rhode Island and spreads eastward into Bristol County, Massachusetts (where New Bedford and Fall River are located).


QUICK FACTS

City: Cranston
Zip Codes: 02920 02910 02921
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 51 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Cranston is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cranston jobs have increased by 1.55%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Cranston's cost of living is 18.20% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Cranston's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Cranston's population is 81,073 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.59%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Cranston is $238,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.21%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Cranston public schools spend $15,159 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Cranston. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Cranston

It's a good time to buy in Cranston. Home Appreciation is up 11.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Cranston Real Estate.

The median home price in Cranston is $238,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Cranston   6 Reviews
Great place to live, but high Real Estate prices - 10/29/2011
Cranston is a fine place to live with a great range of home prices and rents. Good schools, culture, recreation, and located close enough and far away enough from... Read More

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living in Rhode Island - 10/12/2009
I've lived in Rhode Island my whole life and i have something to say its one of the safest and relaxing place to live. we have one of the best education system in New... Read More

Public Transportation - 3/2/2007
Public Transportation is scary here. The state is built for people that only own cars. There are so many places that don't have a bus line to get to. Limiting people... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN CRANSTON, RHODE ISLAND
02920 02910 02921
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